A different perspective l Council Corner
Last updated 3/20/2019 at Noon
I have delayed writing this letter because I believe that whatever we pay attention to gets bigger. But the issues discussed below have become larger anyhow, and it seemed time to present a different perspective on the concerns involving authorization of city contracts, the money involved, and conclusions of the state audit.
First, however, the councilmembers who brought the issue of where authority lies in negotiating severance agreements are to be commended for bringing that to our attention.
It is essential that the council, mayor, and city staff understand the roles, responsibilities...